Saint John the Evangelist
27.8 cm x 18 cm (10 15/16 in. x 7 1/16 in.)
(Verona, Italy, 1524 - 1606, Verona, Italy)
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Gift of Lawrence A. Lawver, 2003
Farinati, a prolific painter, was also the leading etcher in late sixteenth-century Verona.
His style combined the heavy, plastic form of the nearby school of Mantua with the elegant proportions and fine rhythms that he gathered from Parmigianino.